Monday, June 1, 2009

Pictorial: Roadside Hopper Makers in Maamangam, Batticaloa

Fresh hearty hoppers

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by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

(TC)“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”’ ~ Eleanor Roosevelt~October 11, 1884–November 7, 1962) was the First Lady of the United States of America from 1933 to 1945.

While traveling to Batticaloa, it’s very refreshing to witness the firewood carriers, trying to manage a whole load of firewood on their bicycles, and ride through the wind against them. Likewise while being in Batticaloa, we do not fail to catch the images of women making hoppers on the roadside at dusk. Most of us are used to stop by the hopper sellers to taste the instant milk hoppers. Full text